Let Him Have It

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Let Him Have It

Postby Samoan » 17 Aug 2023, 09:31

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Christopher Eccleston plays Derek Bentley, the victim of a miscarriage of justice which leads him to the gallows, despite mass public appeal, over the miscomprehension by the law over the words "Let him have it!".
A true life story depicted in a 1991 film, the fatal shooting of a police officer is the work of one of his no-good gang member pals. Tom Courtenay and Eileen Atkins play his caring and protective parents as 19 year old Derek is epileptic and has been deemed of low IQ.
Nonsense to the aggressiveness, I've seen more aggression on the my little pony message board......I mean I was told.

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Re: Let Him Have It

Postby Tom Waits For No One » 18 Aug 2023, 00:42

Give a shit or be a shit.

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Re: Let Him Have It

Postby Hardcore Oddball » 13 Sep 2023, 12:01

Samoan wrote:Image

Christopher Eccleston plays Derek Bentley, the victim of a miscarriage of justice which leads him to the gallows, despite mass public appeal, over the miscomprehension by the law over the words "Let him have it!".
A true life story depicted in a 1991 film, the fatal shooting of a police officer is the work of one of his no-good gang member pals. Tom Courtenay and Eileen Atkins play his caring and protective parents as 19 year old Derek is epileptic and has been deemed of low IQ.


Thanks - coincidentally I was telling my son about this yesterday when we were talking about 'accessories to a crime'



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Re: Let Him Have It

Postby ChrisB » 13 Sep 2023, 14:21

C wrote:Thanks - coincidentally I was telling my son about this yesterday when we were talking about 'accessories to a crime'



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Getting your stories straight? :D ;)

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Re: Let Him Have It

Postby Samoan » 13 Sep 2023, 18:22

:)
Nonsense to the aggressiveness, I've seen more aggression on the my little pony message board......I mean I was told.

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Re: Let Him Have It

Postby Hardcore Oddball » 29 Oct 2023, 19:36

I must get around to watching it.

I was around when it happened - almost, within a few months, but I recall my dad talking about it for years....!

Further reading:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Derek_Bentley




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